Adorable wooden buttoned Organelle thing gets a hardware update

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The Critter and Guitari Organelle is a remarkable and weird little blue box with wooden buttons and a whole computer engine of synthesis and sound design flexibility. They just announced a new version with a slightly bigger box and more stuff. Organelle M It’s running all the same software and setup as the original Organelle […]

Sonic Academy’s ANA 2.0 is also fabulous without Slate Digital’s All Access Pass

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What Slate Digital like to call “The industry’s most game-changing new synth” ANA 2.0 seemed to get swallowed up by their All Access Pass bundle. But it turns out you don’t have to subscribe to all of Slates plug-ins in order to get your hands on this powerful new synth. You can just buy it […]

Preorders open on the SP 2400 drum machine sampler from Isla Instruments

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Final production on the Isla Instruments SP 2400 is still some way off as they are not estimating delivery until the end of the year. But they’ve decided to open up preorders for people who want to get their money down on this exciting evolution of “the greatest drum machine the world ever saw”. SP […]

Superbooth 2019: ALM Busy Circuits Squid “Salmple” sampler

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This was ALM/Busy Circuit’s mystery sampler module from last year. But now it’s all ready to go and seems to be called the Squid Salmple. Squid Salmple It’s an 8 channel, 4 output audio sampler with recording inputs, assignable CV inputs and USB storage. The little and the big knob beneath it are used to […]

Superbooth 2019: Instruo arbhar granular audio processor

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Instruo is one of the most creative makers of Eurorack modular out there. Every new module that appears seems to be full of delight and a certain amount of mystery. You’ve only got to look at the arbhar granular audio processor to know you’re in another league. arbhar The important thing about arbhar is that […]

Live Looping is coming to Deluge with the 3.0 update

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The Synthstrom Audible Deluge is a wonderful collection of lights and buttons that can be a synthesizer, sequencer, sampler and now with the 3.0 update a live looper. Deluge 3.0 Live Looping The concept of live looping is to layer and loop recorded audio tracks over each other while letting you drop those loops in […]

Instruó to show “Lubadh” 2-channel Eurorack looper at Superbooth

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Ahead of Superbooth Instruó has revealed that they have a very interesting 2-channel looper to show. The Lubadh appeared during an Instruó workshop at SchneidersLaden in Berlin which has been put on YouTube. Let’s see what information we can gather. Lubadh As with all Instruo modules it looks totally remarkable. It has two spinning lights that […]

Nord Grand: huge weighted Kawai hammer action piano with a vintage vibe

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Clavia has released a piano styled very differently from their usual range. The Nord Grand is an elegantly designed premium instrument with a distinctive vintage feel and it’s kind of wonderful. Nord Grand All the Nord products have had a certain style to them. They all follow the same sort of flat and straight form […]

Addictive Drums creator readies XO random beatmaker & pattern generator

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If you are stuck in a rut with making beats, XLN Audio might have readied something to bring the spark back. The creators of Addictive Drums announced XO, a beatmaker and sample explorer which fuses together sounds from sampling services like Splice, Beatport, and Loopmasters in a visually appealing and creatively chaotic visual environment. It […]

SP-2400 sampler drum machine revealed to be from Isla Instruments

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The mysterious SP-2400 which has been chewing up bandwidth for the last couple of days has now emerged as a real product by a real company. Isla Instruments has finally come out as the people behind the renders and also has some early photos to show. SP-2400 It’s still early days and in many ways […]